The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / North East
Rank 85 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £310 £515 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +47.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
943 842 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.30% 94.39% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 495 401
Median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 10 £323 -25.86% 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (79.41%) Red Hat
3 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (58.82%) Unix
5 17 (50.00%) Clustering
6 16 (47.06%) Oracle
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 14 (41.18%) ITIL
8 13 (38.24%) AIX
9 12 (35.29%) Apache
9 12 (35.29%) High Availability
10 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) JBoss
11 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
11 10 (29.41%) DevOps
12 9 (26.47%) Puppet
12 9 (26.47%) J2EE
12 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
12 9 (26.47%) HP
13 8 (23.53%) Cisco
13 8 (23.53%) IBM
13 8 (23.53%) Sun
13 8 (23.53%) iPlanet
13 8 (23.53%) Veritas
13 8 (23.53%) Firewall
13 8 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
13 8 (23.53%) Oracle Application Server
13 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 10 (29.41%) JBoss
2 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
4 8 (23.53%) iPlanet
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.88%) Confluence
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (2.94%) Jetty
7 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.94%) nginx
7 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) HTTP
5 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.82%) LDAP
5 3 (8.82%) SSL
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) FTP
6 1 (2.94%) IPsec
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 4 (11.76%) Software Packaging
3 3 (8.82%) LAMP
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (58.82%) Unix
4 13 (38.24%) AIX
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 4 (11.76%) HPUX
7 2 (5.88%) Windows
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) High Availability
3 10 (29.41%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Compliance Management
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Data Management
9 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.88%) System Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.82%) C-shell
1 3 (8.82%) Korn
1 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) RHCE
4 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) KVM
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.82%) Samba
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Red Hat
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) F5
4 8 (23.53%) IBM
4 8 (23.53%) Sun
4 8 (23.53%) Veritas
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.88%) Axway
7 2 (5.88%) Informatica
7 2 (5.88%) Siebel
8 1 (2.94%) Google